Web Developer

Web Developer

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE / Toronto, Ontario, Canada †-†Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely†

Job Description

For the past 15 years this company has been on a mission to use the power of community and technology to gain global recognition in their industry. Every month 90 million people around the world spend over 23 billion minutes on their platform. Theyíre proudly based in Toronto, but their reach is truly global.

They are looking for a Web Engineer to play an important role on one of the fast moving, multi-functional teams. This company runs on a large distributed system that handles 45k requests every second; the frontend runs on React/ Backbone. Your work will affect and be seen by millions of users; that type of scale is what makes this opportunity unique.

As a Web Engineer, youíll be responsible for implementing and optimizing the company's efforts on the entire web product, from the smallest cell phone to the biggest, highest resolution desktop, all worldwide in 55+ languages. The part youíll play is critical: from coming up with ideas to architecting solutions-youíre able to touch every pixel on the page. Youíll be an integral part of an incredibly smart and diverse team thatís defining and building the newest parts of the company.

Must Have Skills:

⟾ Writing web applications in Javascript, both on the server and client side
⟾ Optimizing the form and function of the app so users keep coming back
⟾ Building responsive experiences for mobile, tablet and desktop
⟾ Collaborating with design and product management to define the next big thing
⟾ Researching new technologies to enhance your efficiency
⟾ Working with other teams to build out new experiences for all users
⟾ Measuring real-world user experience, and optimizing this
⟾ Working on an app with massive scale (2 billion daily requests)

⟾ At least 3 years experience with Javascript and core web technologies (HTML/CSS)
⟾ Experience with development using various Javascript frameworks (e.g. Backbone/React)
⟾ Familiarity with server side technologies and back-end frameworks (like Express on Node.js)
⟾ Knowledge of responsive design techniques and accessible markup
⟾ User Obsessed: Interest in user experience, interaction design, UI development, and testing

Special Perks:

⟾ Competitive salary
⟾ Health benefits, fully covered
⟾ RRSP Contributions
⟾ Generous vacation and Parental Leave Top-up
⟾ Career development; they believe in mentorship and supporting you to achieve your goals
⟾ $200/month Transit and Home Office Allowance, choice of hardware, flexible hours, hybrid office and remote work options
⟾ Corporate discount for gym membership for you and your family


Starting: ASAP

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